[Vwdiesel] Diesel Jeep almost done! Just have some questions...

Stephen Kraus ub3ratl4sf00 at gmail.com
Wed Oct 1 20:10:26 PDT 2008

Aparently the starter has a past:

Paris-Rhone makes horrible starters, maybe I can hunt for a bosch one

On Wed, Oct 1, 2008 at 11:06 PM, Tony and Lillie <
tonyandlillie1 at earthlink.net> wrote:

> It certainly sounds like the solonoid, but double check the cables and
> connections also. And, you can put a meter on the starter end and the
> battery to check for voltage drop while cranking. Do this for both the
> positive and ground side. Basically, you put the meter on volts, put one
> lead on the battery post, the other on the positive post of the starter. You
> should have very little if any voltage show. If it's significant (more than
> about .3V) you have a connection problem somewhere.
> As for the starter, you should be able to find someone who can rebuild it.
> We have a shop here that can rebuild nearly anything, I'm sure there is a
> similar place close to you.
> Tony
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Stephen Kraus" <ub3ratl4sf00 at gmail.com
> >
> To: <r.c.brown at ieee.org>; <vwdiesel at vwfans.com>
> Sent: Wednesday, October 01, 2008 10:00 PM
> Subject: Re: [Vwdiesel] Diesel Jeep almost done! Just have some
> questions...
>  Well heres what makes me think its the solenoid, and perhaps you can clear
>> it up for me:
>> Starter starts and begins turning the engine over at normal starting
>> speed,
>> after 1-2 revolutions the solenoid either disengages or something happens
>> and the starter just spins, now disengaged from the flywheel.

Stephen Kraus
UB3RATL4Sf00 at gmail.com;

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